Günter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982): Ohne Titel 1971
Ohne Titel 1971
69,5 x 69,5 cm
Hand signed in pencil, edition of 125 + 35 AP
Private Collection, Basel
Condition / Restauration
used condition with minor marks
Gunter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982) was a German artist known for his contributions to Concrete art and Op art movements. Born in Munich, Germany, Fruhtrunk initially trained as an architect before turning to art.
Fruhtrunk's artistic practice focused on geometric abstraction, exploring the interplay of colors, shapes, and spatial relationships. He was deeply interested in the optical effects created by the arrangement of contrasting colors and shapes, giving his work a sense of dynamism and movement.
Throughout his career, Fruhtrunk developed a unique visual language that combined the rigidity of geometric forms with the illusionistic effects of Op art. His paintings often featured intricate patterns, lines, and geometric compositions that created a sense of depth and optical illusion.
Fruhtrunk's work gained international recognition, exhibiting in major galleries and museums across Europe and the United States. He was celebrated for his meticulous precision and technical expertise, combining mathematical principles with artistic expression.
Beyond his paintings, Fruhtrunk also explored printmaking, sculpture, and architectural designs, further expanding his artistic vision. He was also an influential educator, teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and inspiring a new generation of artists.
Gunter Fruhtrunk's innovative approach to abstract art continues to inspire artists and captivate audiences to this day. His unique blend of geometry and optical illusion sets him apart as a significant figure in the history of Op art and Concrete art.